Journal-isms

The leading news column on diversity issues in the news media.
Journal-isms in the Media

Journal-isms in the Media

Richard’s column also appears on TheRoot.com.
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Richard Prince is available for speaking engagements to groups of all sizes as well as media interviews and panel discussions.
Journal-isms in the Media

Journal-isms in the Media

For 13 years, Richard Prince has authored the three-times-a-week online column “Journal-isms”‘ to show how journalism shapes, or is shaped by, diversity.
Latest entries
'Cases of Guards Ripping Out Dreadlocks'

‘Cases of Guards Ripping Out Dreadlocks’

N.Y. Times documents racism in N.Y. prisons; Fox to disperse its Fox News Latino content; Oakland fire called a disaster waiting to happen; PolitiFact calls Carson’s statements ‘mostly false’; Standing Rock demonstrators celebrate victory; Canadian seeking to cover Standing Rock blocked; specials to evaluate administration, first lady; stark display highlights deaths from opioids ...
An Editor Schools Us on Life as Bus Driver

An Editor Schools Us on Life as Bus Driver

Try cajoling kids, watching road, steering 16 tons; Cuba on group's 'Press Freedom Predator List';Lewandowski says Dean Baquet 'should be in jail'; reporter barred from Carrier news conference; N.Y. Times will use 'alt-right' — with explanation; ABC considering Trump voters in plans for dramas; Watters, fresh From Chinatown flap, 'out of control'; 'positive' stories...
Anchor Wins Gamble With 'Miracle Drug'

Anchor Wins Gamble With ‘Miracle Drug’

Collapsed on air, was paralyzed from neck down; Bob Johnson turns down Trump cabinet post; Kellogg quits Breitbart -- website retaliates; 20 journalists among dead in air crash, 1 survives; at N.Y. Times, Castro’s obit first drafted in 1959; NAHJ says meeting with NABJ doubled revenue; Charlotte Observer backs D.A. in police shooting; 37 groups...
Castro Polarizing in Death, as in Life

Castro Polarizing in Death, as in Life

Has U.S. media coverage been overly politicized?; Miami Herald in step with anti-Castro Cubans; diversity consultants forsee more 'us vs. them'; AP urges caution with 'alt-right' term' Blow says 'never' to accommodating Trump; pastor blasts 'false religion' behind Trump; Bernie Sanders' next target: 'corporate media'; anchor improves after collapse during newscast; Journal-isms undertakes 'Stay Woke'...